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Today in history: June 2
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Today in history: June 2

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In 1953, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place in London’s Westminster Abbey, 16 months after the death of her father, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1956, the Italian liner Andrea Doria sank off New England, some 11 hours after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm, and more events …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alex Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Norman Lear, T…

In 1946, the United States detonated an atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device, and more even…

The Apollo 11 astronauts — two of whom had been the first men to set foot on the moon — splashed down safely in the Pacific, and more events t…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Geddy Lee, Josh Radnor, Ken Burns, Patti Scialfa, Tim Gunn, Wanya M…

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The House Judiciary Committee voted to adopt the first article of impeachment against Richard Nixon, charging he had personally engaged in a c…

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In 1981, Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in a glittering ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, and more events that …

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